Category: Photo Essays

Hundreds Protest Pro-Pinochet Film In Chile

SANTIAGO, CHILE — Chilean human rights organizations staged a rally on Sunday to protest an event held in honor of deceased former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. The screening of a […] Read More >

Chile Commemorates International Day Against Homophobia

SANTIAGO, CHILE — Thousands of attendees enlivened the twelfth consecutive celebration of “Diverse Chile: Cultural Demonstration for Diversity and Against Discrimination” in Santiago’s Plaza de Armas on Saturday, May 12. […] Read More >

Immigration Activists Join May Day Protests

NEW YORK CITY — Thousands of immigration activists and undocumented workers joined labor unions and Occupy Wall Street protesters Tuesday  to commemorate the international workers’ holiday, May Day. Similar protests were […] Read More >

Cuba: Waiting For The Revolution

Photographer Daniel Lascano captured the following images in Cuba from July 7-28, 2011 as he traveled from Havana to Baracoa. Lascano writes, “Cuba for me– and many Latin Americans– is […] Read More >

Guatemalan Protesters March 9 Days For Indigenous Rights

GUATEMALA CITY — After 9 days and more than 120 miles, members of the Indigenous, Peasant and Popular March (Marcha Indígena, Campesina y Popular) arrived at the center of Guatemala […] Read More >

Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Win Peace Prize

PARIS — Argentina’s Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo received the 2010 Félix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize in ceremony in Paris on Sept. 14 for their work in defense of human […] Read More >

Climate Change Poses Challenge For Peru

In Peru, climate change is already a troubling daily reality. Peru’s arid coast depends largely on glacial run-off for its water supply, especially during the long dry season. In the […] Read More >

Cuba’s Cars, Markets and Music (Part 3 of 3)

This week, Cuba commemorated the attack on the Moncada barracks of July 26, 1953, that propelled Fidel Castro to national fame and became the first battle of the Cuban Revolution. […] Read More >

Cuba’s People In Portraits (Part 2 of 3)

This week, Cuba commemorated the attack on the Moncada barracks of July 26, 1953, that propelled Fidel Castro to national fame and became the first battle of the Cuban Revolution. […] Read More >

Cuba: Havana 58 Years After The July 26 Moncada Attack

Today, Cuba commemorates the attack on the Moncada barracks of July 26, 1953, that propelled Fidel Castro to national fame and became the first battle of the Cuban Revolution. To […] Read More >